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Guest Post: How To Find Shelter From The Coming Storms?

Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds A Reader Asks: How to Find Shelter from the Coming Storms? Some basic suggestions for those who are seeking shelter from the coming storms of global financial crisis and recession. Reader...Show More Summary

Medical Licensing in the States: Some Room for Agreement—and Reform

Charles Hughes Even before Obamacare, many states faced the prospect of a doctor shortage due to an aging population and a limited supply of physicians. Obamacare will exacerbate this shortage by expanding insurance coverage to some degree, which will further increase the demand for care. Show More Summary

Medical Licensing in the States: Some Room for Agreement-and Reform

Charles Hughes Even before Obamacare, many states faced the prospect of a doctor shortage due to an aging population and a limited supply of physicians. Obamacare will exacerbate this shortage by expanding insurance coverage to some degree, which will further increase the demand for care. Show More Summary

The Generational Short: Banks, Wall Street, Housing And Luxury Retail Are Doomed

Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds The Generational Short: Banks, Wall Street, Housing And Luxury Retail Are Doomed If Gen-Y cannot afford to buy Boomers' houses at bubble-level prices, then what will keep housing prices...Show More Summary

The Essential Role Of Volatility, Stress And Dissent

Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds The Essential Role of Volatility, Stress and Dissent The individual or system that never experiences dissent, volatility or stress is systemically unhealthy and increasingly prone to sudden "gosh, I didn't see this coming" collapse. Show More Summary

How Did They Film Quicksilver's Amazing X-Men: Days Of Future Past Scene?

Hugh Jackman is back for his seventh turn as Wolverine. We have two versions of both Professor Charles Xavier and Magneto. And Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence once again dons the blue paint to play the mercenary, Mystique. And yet, the...Show More Summary

Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art Appears to Have Been Destroyed by Fire

When the London architecture critic Hugh Pearman saw television footage of a fire shooting through one of Scotland’s revered buildings, he issued a desperate tweet: “This can’t happen. We can’t lose Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art. It’s unthinkable.” And yet it is happening: Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s baronial modern masterpiece, completed... More »

Charles Hugh Smith: A Critique of Piketty's Solution to Widening Wealth Inequality

``The real problem with Piketty's taxation/social welfare solution to wealth inequality is that it does nothing to change the source of systemic inequality, debt-based neofeudalism and neocolonialism.''

Meet Crystal Hefner’s Charlie, the Cavalier King Charles Who Rules the Playboy Mansion

Charlie, the lucky Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who calls Crystal and Hugh Hefner mom and pop, has full run of the Playboy Mansion -- even on party nights. I recently spoke with Crystal about her beloved Charlie, her lifelong love of...Show More Summary

Why The Periphery Is Crumbling: The Spoils System Is Cracking

Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds Why the Periphery Is Crumbling: The Spoils System Is Cracking Instability starts on the periphery and moves into the core. While it is clear that the instability in periphery nationsShow More Summary

Ukraine: A Deep State Analysis

Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds Ukraine: A Deep State Analysis Some preliminary thoughts on a complex situation. It doesn't take any special insight into the situation in Ukraine to conclude that no one narrative illuminates all the dynamics. Show More Summary

Krauthammer: Antagonizing Canada is Hillary’s Only Achievement as Secretary of State

Hillary Clinton is undoubtedly the Democratic frontrunner, a point Charles Krauthammer conceded on the Hugh Hewitt show Tuesday, but if any...

We Can Be Certain Of This

Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds We Can Be Certain of This Just as the addict feels "I can't live any other way," so we continue clinging to a way of living that is equally self-destructive because we too see no other way to live. Show More Summary

Taking the law into his own hands

“If at my convenience I might break them (laws), what would be their worth?” — Charlotte Bronte, “Jane Eyre” We’ve come a long way since Justice Charles Evans Hughes remarked a century ago, “…the Constitution is what the judges say it...Show More Summary

The Recent "New High" In Stocks Is As Bogus As The Unemployment Rate

Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds The Recent "New High" in Stocks Is as Bogus as the Unemployment Rate This is what happens when the Status Quo is incapable of reforming itself or recognizing reality: propaganda and bogus statistics are substituted for actual solutions. Show More Summary

Are The Brick and Mortar Retail Stores History?

Now we can all see that the economy is changing and in many cases for good.  Charles Hugh Smith posting at Zero Hedge  explains that retail shopping malls are an endangered species.  We have all seen the many empty store fronts in the malls. Dead Mall Syndrome: The Self-Reinforcing Death Spiral of Retail Retail CRE is [...]

Dead Mall Syndrome: The Self-Reinforcing Death Spiral of Retail

Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds Dead Mall Syndrome: The Self-Reinforcing Death Spiral of Retail Retail CRE is highly leveraged and loaded with staggering amounts of debt that rests on leases that are only as good as the retailers' profit-loss statements and solvency. Show More Summary

Krauthammer: Iran Deal a 'Catastrophe,' Netanyahu 'Has to Act'

On Hugh Hewitt's Monday radio show, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer offered a very grim view of the Iran nuclear deal brokered by the Obama administration. Partial transcript as follows, courtesy of the Hugh Hewitt Show:...Show More Summary

New Photo From X-Men: Days of Future Past Featuring Evan Peters as Quicksilver

6 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

A new photo from X-Men: Days of Future Past (special thanks to forum user GuestStar2004) has found its way online and it features Hugh Jackman's Wolverine, Michael Fassbender's Magneto, James McAvoy's Charles Xavier, and the first look at Evan Peters as Quicksilver. Show More Summary

Guest Post: Do We Even Need a Banking Sector? Not Any More

Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds D o We Even Need a Banking Sector? Not Any More An automated banking utility has no need for parasitic bankers or politicos or indeed, a central bank. Do we need a banking sector dominated...Show More Summary

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